HOUSEKEEPER/COOK/PROPERTY MAINTENANCE/ASST GARDENER/DRIVER/SECURITY
Approx 8.30am to 5.30pm – 5days per week with flexibility to cover weekends when needed.
Essential Requirements: Experienced domestic couple with attention to detail. Good standard of home cooking, confident in the kitchen. Dog & Cat lovers. Both to drive.
Team players. Caretakers of the property during the owner’s absence. Flexible to cover weekends for planned entertaining. Flexibility is key.
An experienced, proactive and self-sufficient domestic couple are required to manage and care for a well maintained, 11-bedroom country manor house in a rural village location close to Cheltenham.
The principals are a mature couple with adult children who visit on a regular basis. This is a family home but the principals do travel and also spend time in London.
Duties and experience required
Housekeeping – including cleaning, care of Antiques, silver etc. Additional Housekeeping support is available.
Laundry - Washing and ironing. Packing and unpacking.
Cooking – Fresh home cooking using good quality ingredients. ( Chef employed for dinner parties and events).
Shopping, errands to include post office, dry cleaning etc.
Assistance with Entertaining
Animal Care – as and when required -3 dogs 3 cats.
Assistant in garden and grounds maintenance – Head gardener and team employed, general assistance with garden maintenance.
Property Maintenance – General DIY indoor and outdoor, care of machinery and organisation of any specialist contractors as required.
Security and caretaking of the property in the owner’s absence. Housesitting & overnight sleep overs if non of the family members are present.
Care of the vehicles, occasional driving to include airport runs, organisation of servicing/MOT etc. A chauffeur is also employed.
Primarily a Monday to Friday position, however there will be occasions when weekend working will be required, usually pre-planned and in advance. The family are usually in residence over Christmas, and you will be required to be available to work.
Salary Negotiable depending on previous experience. Self-contained 2 bedroom small house in the village with small garden, approx. 5 min walk away. Sorry no pets or dependants. BOTH must drive. (HU4049)
JOB REF: HU4049